Gordon has specifically worked on improving his free-throw shooting, which was a meager 42.2% over his one year with the Wildcats.
"It's more fluent. It's more in tune with my jumper," said Gordon, who has tweaked his form. "I'm more confident in the shot that I'm shooting."
The Lakers have the seventh overall pick in the June 26
"I'm enjoying this," said Smart of his recent stretch of non-stop workouts. "This only comes around once in a lifetime."
The 6-foot-3 point guard should be able to come into the
"I like to think my game is NBA ready. I have the physical build, my mentality. I'm a big guard, so that helps me," Smart said.
"It's pretty cool. It was exciting when I got my email. I'm excited to go," said Payton, who models his game after some of the league's best point guards.
Originally Stauskas was scheduled to work out for the Lakers two weeks ago in their first group workout, but sat out with a strained shoulder.
He's since been auditioning with a number of teams over the past weeks.
"I have a rare skill set that not many people have, the ability to really shoot it and then put it on the floor and create for others," he continued. "There's not many people who can do what I can do."